The "Winter" Rollerskating Team

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Title

The "Winter" Rollerskating Team

Date

31 May 1910

Description

Photograph of five rollerskaters dressed for the White Night Carnival at the Wagga Olympia Roller Skating Rink in Kincaid Street on 31 May 1910.

The rollerskaters took part in a costume competition as a team called "Winter".

Pictured in the photograph are Mrs James Greer (nee Collins), Miss Essie Eyles, Mrs George Dunn (nee Eyles), Miss Merle Lammas (or Miss Lambhurst) and Mr Audrey Headley (or Mr Reggie Rees) as the Huntsman.

*There is some difference between the names of the rollerskaters on the reverse side of the photograph and the report in the Wagga Wagga Advertiser of the event (2 June 1910).

Identifier

RW5/408

Publisher

Wagga Wagga and District Historical Society

Original Format

Photographic print

Physical Dimensions

105x155mm

Citation

“The "Winter" Rollerskating Team,” Charles Sturt University Regional Archives Digital Gallery, accessed October 20, 2019, https://csuregarch.intersect.org.au/items/show/1831.